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Re: Feature Request: 'Needs Update' Icon Overlay

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 19:49:17 -0400

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 17:29, steven higgan <steven.higgan_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> comments inline
>
>>> (1) I do not see why such a feature could be implemented, and disabled by
>>> default.
>>>
>>> This would be a win-win situation: on one hand, performance on SF-like
>>> public SVN servers will not suffer. On the other hand, those that really
>>> want and need this feature can enable it on a per-installation basis, and
>>> get the feature they need.
>>
>> And what if I as a user switch on this feature, having been advised by the
>> manuals ("switch this feature on if your server is on the LAN") having
>> totally forgotten that lurking around on my harddrive are working copies of
>> open-source projects (including TSVN) that I checked out long ago. What if
>> thousands of other people make that same mistake? we all unwittingly are
>> bombarding the servers with svn status requests.
>
> then make it a property on the repository that the client checks to
> determine whether it is allowed to crawl the repository.

CommitMonitor already supports this. I don't understand why
CommitMonitor isn't satisfactory for the usage described.

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